Passages – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

assages is the new film from Ira Sachs, who seemed to have fallen off of the cinematic map after a few poorly received films in the last decade. This should no doubt put him back in the conversation. The film was sold to MUBI, so is likely to reach a fairly wide but open-minded audience via … Continue reading Passages – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

Eileen – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

Eileen is the new film from director William Oldroyd, who made a splash back in 2016 with his debut feature, Lady Macbeth. He has taken his time to follow it up, and Eileen is the audacious result. It is based on Ottessa Moshfegh's debut novel of the same name: Moshfegh has since became a literary … Continue reading Eileen – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

Directed by Anton Corbijn, Squaring the Circle: The Story of Hipgnosis is his first documentary that’s not affiliated with Depeche Mode. It’s about the company that was responsible for some of the most famous album covers n the world. The company was started by two Cambridge University friends, Aubrey Powell and Storm Thorgerson, who already … Continue reading Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

Magazine Dreams – Film Review (Sundance 2023)

he credits rolled for Magazine Dreams. Jonathan Majors gives a truly transformative performance in the film: it's lucky he had done Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Creed III back to back, so he could keep the physique he gained through all three films. Magazine Dreams is a showcase for the depth of his capabilities as an actor, something i'm sure the … Continue reading Magazine Dreams – Film Review (Sundance 2023)